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Burj Khalifa lights up in honour of Mahatma Gandhi’s 151st birth anniversary

Burj Khalifa lights up in honour of Mahatma Gandhi’s 151st birth anniversary


Mangalore Today News Network

Dubai, Oct 03, 2020:    The iconic skyscraper Burj Khalifa in UAE lit up with a special LED show to pay tribute Mahatma Gandhi’s journey, as the world commemorated the 151st birth anniversary of the father of the nation on Friday.

 

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The special LED show was jointly organised by the Indian Embassy, Abu Dhabi, Indian Consulate in Dubai.

The official Twitter handle of Burj Khalifa in a tweet said, “Be the change that you wish to see in the world”- Immortal words spoken by #MahatmaGandhi, the father of the entire nation of India. #BurjKhalifa lights up with an LED show to honour his journey and to celebrate his 151st birthday."

Gandhi Jayanti on October 2 is also marked as the International Day of non-violence which was adopted by Gandhi to help India secure independence from the British colonial rule in 1947.

Earlier in the day, the Indian Consulate in Dubai also live-streamed the special show by starting Gandhiji’s popular bhajan ‘Vaishnava Jana’.


Courtesy:India Today



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